ISSA Motor City Chapter Meeting

Thursday, Jun 21st, 2018

6:00PM ~ 8:00PM

VisTaTech Center
Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty
Livonia, MI 48152

Chapter Meeting Presentations:

Diversity: A Cornerstone of a Strong Security Team
Colleen Riccinto
Partner, Cyber Talent Search

Women and minorities make up a small percentage of the security workface, yet they are critical to building a robust team. This presentation will give suggestions for attracting, recruiting, and retaining a diverse workforce and provide the latest information and trends on diversity in security.

Protecting Your Data: The Need For Encryption
Jim Sorrell


Colleen Riccinto

Don't think of Colleen Riccinto as one of "those recruiters." She shoots from the hip, speaks from the heart, and brings 15 years of experience of sales and leadership experience to her role. Colleen is the Managing Partner of Cyber Talent Search in Ann Arbor, Michigan - a boutique recruiting firm specializing in embedded cyber security talent for the automotive and IoT related industries. In addition, she is a member-owner of The NPA Worldwide Recruitment Network.

Colleen is a member of the Michigan InfraGard and has been a featured speaker at SecureWorld Detroit, North American International Cyber Summit, and the Merit Cyber Range conference. She is a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist and earned a Master of Arts in Written Communication from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelor of Music from Duquesne University.

Jim Sorrell

Jim is currently a Solution Architect for Gemalto specializing in data-at-rest encryption, key management and strong authentication. He has worked with encryption and hardware security modules since 2000 in both a development and support capacit

Meeting Agenda

5:30 Conference room doors are opened by VistaTech staff.
5:45 Food Service - Boxed meal and beverages prepared by VistaTech catering.
6:00 Opening proceedings and introductions.
6:15 Presentation 1
6:45 Presentation Question and Answers
7:00 Meeting break and close of food service
7:15 Presentation 2
7:45 Presentation Question and Answers
8:00 Close of meeting /Professional networking

Friends and colleagues that may have interest in joining ISSA are welcome.

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